Podcasts from the USC Price School


Podcasts hosted by the USC Price school feature insightful and thought-provoking conversation on policy issues with USC Price faculty, students, staff, and experts in the field of policy and governance.

An audio book club. Our geeks read and discuss new and classic works in the policy field – fictional and non. Social justice, tech, politics, policy … they cover it all and more. Let’s think about what is at the heart of being a citizen in America. This book club helps us get at the heart of what it means to be a citizen in a democracy. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center.

Reel Review features engaging conversations about film and television with interesting folks and USC experts from across disciplines (public policy, governance, theatre, and cinema) to look at visual storytelling, media literacy, diversity, and the public good. Sponsored by USC Price Video Services and USC Bedrosian Center.

Hosted by Professor and Lusk Center Director Richard K. Green in the style of longform videos or podcasts, Lusk Perspectives offers timely analysis and shares accurate data vetted by leading experts on the latest developments and observations concerning COVID-19.

The Price of Policy is a new Price student-produced podcast that talks about the hidden and explicit consequences of public policy decisions in Los Angeles. Join them for in-depth conversations with faculty, policymakers, community members, activists, and more.

Created and hosted by Serena Allen, a junior studying public policy, with an emphasis on advanced policy analysis. The Policy Paycheck is a nonpartisan podcast dedicated to simplifying the economic side of high profile policies.

P.S. You’re Interesting is a series of conversations on political science research hosted by Jeffery A. Jenkins. Formerly, “Our American Discourse,” P.S. You’re Interesting continues the series to pick up the tradition Anthony W. Orlando began: to keep thinking about the research we do in the academy, why it matters to us, and hopefully to you. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center.

Los Angeles Hashtags Herself, a limited series podcast, features representatives of various Angeleno private and public organizations leading the critical trend of using digital media for urban and social development. This diverse group serves as both a reminder and an analytical insight that digital media are neither just “useful” nor peculiar to the sharing and cultural economies, but fast becoming standard to the practice of material and social placemaking. If you like art, community benefits organizations, cultural journalism, real estate, transportation, and the technology industry generally, we hope you will find something worth hearing. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center.

The Bigger Picture works to unearth the connections between scholars and the communities in which we live and work. How these connections are working to germinate new ideas and serve our community. Scholars, activists, and practitioners share how their communities impact research, how their research works toward the betterment of their communities as well as more effective democracy together.